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The Academy with John Gress

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5 - Studio Hardware - Apple Boxes
02/19/2022
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Member Exclusive: 5 – Studio Hardware – Apple Boxes

If you have ever looked at a behind the scenes photo or walked down the isle in a camera store and wondered, what is...

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4 - Studio Hardware - A-Clamps
02/18/2022
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Member Exclusive: 4 – Studio Hardware – A-Clamps

If you have ever looked at a behind the scenes photo or walked down the isle in a camera store and wondered, what is...

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02/17/2022
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Member Exclusive: 3 – Studio Hardware – Magic Arms

If you have ever looked at a behind the scenes photo or walked down the isle in a camera store and wondered, what is...

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2 - Studio Hardware - Super Clamp
02/09/2022
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Member Exclusive: 2 – Studio Hardware – Super Clamps

If you have ever looked at a behind the scenes photo or walked down the isle in a camera store and wondered, what is...

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1 - Studio Hardware - Grip Heads
02/02/2022
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Member Exclusive: 1 – Studio Hardware – Grip Heads

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Member Exclusive: Jr. Gels Tutorial
01/23/2022
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Member Exclusive: Jr. Gels Tutorial Part 2

In this months member exclusive tutorial I go over the third of three hard light gels looks with our model Jr.

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Member Exclusive: Jr. Gels Tutorial
01/22/2022
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Member Exclusive: Jr. Gels Tutorial Part 1

In this months member exclusive tutorial I go over three hard light gels looks with our model Jr.

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Chicag model photographer portfolio photoshoot
12/25/2021
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Member Exclusive: Model Portfolio Building Part 2

During my first shoot with Etherio he mentioned that he was excited to have my images in his portfolio, because he was trying to...

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12/22/2021
Exclusive Training Videos , Lighting Technique

Member Exclusive: Model Portfolio Building Part 1

This lighting tutorial will cover how to design and light a modeling portfolio.

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Step-by-step Black & White retouching using Lightroom Classic, Photoshop, and Neural Filters for Skin Smoothing. I also mask out the backgrounds and replace them.
11/06/2021
Exclusive Training Videos , Post-Production

MEMBER EXCLUSIVE: Lightroom and Photoshop B&W Tutorial

Step-by-step Black & White retouching using Lightroom Classic, Photoshop, and Neural Filters for Skin Smoothing. I also mask out the backgrounds and replace...

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In this months member exclusive, go behind-the-scenes with me during my photoshoot with Fernando. I was focusing creating contrast for Black & White images while working with Fernado.
10/28/2021
Exclusive Training Videos , Lighting Technique

MEMBER EXCLUSIVE Tutorial: Lighting for Black & White

In this months member exclusive, go behind-the-scenes with me during my photoshoot with professional dancer Fernando. I was focusing creating contrast for Black &...

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readylightmendia vs. johngressmedia photo critique studio lighting
09/23/2021
Exclusive Training Videos , Fundamentals , Lighting Technique , Posing

ReadyLightMedia va. JohnGressMedia Photo Critique: Fashion & portrait photography tips

So I sat down with professional photographer and lighting expert Jeff Carpenter (of Ready Light Media fame), to go over 5 images from multiple...

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